B.E. A S.H.E.R.O. Foundation’s mission is to provide resources needed to support, sustain and empower young girls and women under the age of 25 who have been abused, abandoned, and exploited. They accomplish this by bringing other agencies with similar missions together and being a resource center for these organizations.
In this episode, Wendy is joined by SHERO board member, Lisa Hayden, as well as Christiane Mersch. Christiane is this year’s Gala Emcee and Mrs. Brazil 2020-2021. Lisa tells us about the organization, the issue of sex trafficking as it pertains to our community and why this year’s gala is so important. Christiane talks about her traumatic experiences as a victim of sex trafficking, and her passion for helping others become survivors.
Original Air Date: February 7, 2021.